Economy

How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

Aug 15, 2018

Deepening worries about global economic growth, particularly in China, set off a rout in riskier assets including technology stocks, copper and crude oil

Nuke talks uncertain, US hits shippers with NKorea sanctions

Aug 15, 2018

With little apparent progress in denuclearization talks with North Korea, the Trump administration on Wednesday stepped up pressure on the isolated nation by punishing three foreign companies accused of helping the North evade international sanctions

Fed rate policy unintentionally pressures emerging economies

Aug 15, 2018

Fed's rate policy unintentionally pressures Turkey and other developing economies

Macy's rebound continues into 2Q, but shares tumble

Aug 15, 2018

Macy's rebound continues into the 2Q, but shares tumble

US factory output rose solid 0.3 percent in July

Aug 15, 2018

US manufacturing output up 0.3 percent in July, though slowdown expected ahead

US retail sales rose at robust 0.5 pct. annual rate in July

Aug 15, 2018

US retail sales up a healthy 0.5 percent annual rate as consumers spend more on cars and restaurants

US productivity grew at strong 2.9 percent rate in Q2

Aug 15, 2018

US productivity grew at strong 2.9 percent rate in second quarter while labor costs fell

White House admits error for false claim on black employment

Aug 15, 2018

In a rare admission of error, the White House has walked back its false claim that President Donald Trump created three times as many jobs for African American workers than President Barack Obama

US retail sales up a healthy 0.5 percent in July as consumers spend more at auto dealers and restaurants

Aug 15, 2018

US retail sales up a healthy 0.5 percent in July as consumers spend more at auto dealers and restaurants

Global markets sink on growth concerns, Turkey jitters

Aug 15, 2018

Stock markets are down amid a drop in commodity prices that suggests concern about economic growth.

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